Columbia Journal of Asia

The Columbia Journal of Asia (CJA) is an open-access, peer-reviewed platform for academic and creative pieces relating to Asia and the Asian diaspora, launched in partnership with Columbia Libraries and faculty in the departments of History, MESAAS, EALAC, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. It addresses an urgent need for meaningful representations of Asian narratives as an integral part of the humanities, arts, and social sciences. It welcomes both research papers (“notes” of 1,500-4,000 words and “articles” of 4,000+ words) and creative works (visual art, poetry, prose, and translations of under 2,000 words). Undergraduates from all majors, tracks, and class years, at any university, are encouraged to submit. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Read more about CJA and submit at Any questions can be directed to